Life lessons from the Souls series, Part One: How to let go of that thing you wanted.
Ahh, Dark Souls...
FromSoftware's seminal 2011 title combines elements of RPG, metroidvania, and darkest-timeline Zelda to create something greater than the sum of its parts. The game is brutally difficult, insufferably opaque, and often quite frustrating. Nevertheless, this is action-adventure at its best.